Friday, August 05, 2016

"Jazz for the Journey" symposium set
for November 3-5 in Webster Groves

"Jazz for the Journey," a three-day event described as "an ecumenical symposium revitalizing worship and ministry through jazz" will take place Thursday, November 3 through Saturday, November 5 at Eden Theological Seminary and First Congregational Church UCC in Webster Groves.

The symposium will incorporate several jazz worship services and performances, including evening vespers, morning worship, a "sacred jazz" concert, and jam sessions, with the St. Louis-based Oikos Ensemble, led by saxophonist Rev. Cliff Aerie (pictured), serving as featured performers.

The three days also will include a variety of workshops, networking opportunities, and speakers such as keynote presenter Rev. Geoffrey Black, a visiting professor at Eden Seminary and retired general minister and president of the United Church of Christ.

For more information and details on registration, go to

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